CCM Celebrates the Sounds of the Classical Guitar July 25-31

Later on this month, CCM will welcome guitar enthusiasts of all ages and levels for the 28th Annual Classical Guitar Workshop. Running from July 25-31, this popular workshop series features intensive sessions on topics ranging from recital preparation and performance to music theory and early music instruments.

The workshop also features a series of six recitals, all of which are free and open to the general public. Each concert is designed to showcase the guitar as a solo instrument, as a chamber music partner or as an ensemble/guitar orchestra member. Enjoy an evening of classical guitar music at any of the following recitals:

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Peter Landgren Named Dean of University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music

Peter Landgren

Peter Landgren

Santa Jeremy Ono, senior vice president for academic affairs and provost at the University of Cincinnati, today announced the appointment of Peter Landgren as dean of the College-Conservatory of Music (CCM). Landgren’s appointment becomes effective Sept. 1, 2011, pending approval of the University’s Board of Trustees.

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CCM Dance’s Kyle J. Coleman Receives 2011 Basil Thompson Memorial Award

Kyle Coleman as Albrecht in CCM's production of "Giselle."

Kyle Coleman as Albrecht in CCM's production of "Giselle."

Congratulations to our own Kyle J. Coleman, recipient of this year’s Basil Thompson Memorial Award. Sponsored by the Corps de Ballet International, the award offers a $500 scholarship for a university/college male dancer to support his training in classical ballet. The award was created in memory of Basil Thompson, renowned teacher, director and dancer.

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CCM E-Media Professor Kevin Burke Recognized at 17th Annual Communicator Awards

CCM E-Media Professor Kevin Burke

CCM E-Media Professor Kevin Burke

CCM’s Kevin Burke was recognized by the International Academy of Visual Arts with the Award of Distinction in the category of Commercials: Schools/Colleges/Universities for the PSA “The Graduate School at the University of Cincinnati: Experience It For Yourself” at the 17th Annual Communicator Awards. Burke is an associate professor in the Electronic Media Division.

The Communicator Awards is the leading international awards program honoring creative excellence for communications professionals. Founded by communication professionals over a decade ago, The Communicator Awards receives over 9,000 entries from companies and agencies of all sizes, making it one of the largest awards of its kind in the world.

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CCM’s Accent11 Festival Features Energizing Performances

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CCM’s annual Accent Chamber Music Festival for young artists announces six exciting performances from June 12 – 18 in the Cohen Family Studio Theater in CCM Village. A complete schedule is listed below. All concerts are free and open to the public.

The Accent11 performances feature masterworks of the chamber music repertoire as well as the innovative works of new composers, performed by the stellar Accent11 faculty-artists alongside outstanding college and graduate-age artists who are immersing themselves in the study of chamber music for the duration of the festival.

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